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Hello, I am converting my ceiling downlighters to LED. The old MR16 50W halogen bulbs come with a 12v transformer. I plan to cut the LV cable just before the transformer, then strip it and wire it into the new GU10 LED lamp holder. This means the new GU10 lamp holder will not be earthed. Looking at older post, my understanding so far is that in principle, the cpc should run to the lamp holder, but that the GU10 lamp holder that I use, which is enclosed, needs no earthing. Is this correct or should I use a new LEV cable between the junction box and the lamp holder and earth the new lamp holder?

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